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Teacher returns from ExxonMobil Academy

Teacher returns from ExxonMobil Academy

August 12, 2009

Braden River Elementary School's Sue Curry was one of 200 teachers selected from a pool of 1,600 applications to attend the Mickelson ExxonMobil Teachers Academy July 19-24.

Young Life students conquer Sharp Top Cove Camp

Young Life students conquer Sharp Top Cove Camp

August 12, 2009

About 50 East County students headed to Sharp Top Cove Camp in Jasper, Ga., July 25 to Aug. 2 for a summer camp with Young Life. Students enjoyed activities such as rock climbing, repelling, ropes courses, zip lines, hiking and more.

Blood banks need O negative donors

Blood banks need O negative donors

August 12, 2009

O negative is the universal blood type and is transfused into any person needing immediate treatment for traumas and emergencies.

Detectives searching for Ellenton robbers

Detectives searching for Ellenton robbers

August 12, 2009

A 14-year-old girl hid on the bathroom and called 911 after she heard the suspect(s) entering her Ellenton home last night.

Manatee sheriff's office gets $25,000 donation

Manatee sheriff's office gets $25,000 donation

August 11, 2009

The Gold Star Club of Manatee County recently donated $25,000 to the sheriff's office, which will put the money toward its investigative fund to help get more information about the recent rash of homicides and home invasions in the area.

Geckos roasts 28-pound pig

Geckos roasts 28-pound pig

August 11, 2009

Gecko's Grill and Pub chef Gordon Yates spent 14 hours roasting the 28-pound pig to perfection for the restaurant's first pig roast Aug. 10. Guests feasted on pig, corn on the cob, macaroni and cheese and other traditional pig roast delicacies during the event, which lasted from 5-8 p.m.

Philanthropist donates $2 million

Philanthropist donates $2 million

August 10, 2009

Lawrence E. Ruf, a retired accountant who died last October, gave $2.1 million to the Manatee Community Foundation.

Kiddie Academy to host VPK Open House

Kiddie Academy to host VPK Open House

August 10, 2009

Kiddie Academy of Lakewood Ranch will host its VPK Open House from 5-6:30 p.m., Aug. 11, at the East County center, 4225 Concept Court.

St. Barbara completes iconic installation

St. Barbara completes iconic installation

August 10, 2009

The church has photos of the installation and the finished work on its Web site.

Manatee launches back-to-school phone line

Manatee launches back-to-school phone line

August 10, 2009

Parents of children in Manatee County Public Schools now have a convenient way to get back-to-school information.



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